Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background.
At the end of 2018, the Government launched the UK’s first loneliness strategy in order to improve the lives of elderly citizens. This strategy emphasises the importance of promoting good mental wellbeing, encouraging social connectedness and removing stigma from older peoples lives in the changing context of social relationships.Join us this August to review your region's approach to social connectedness and inclusivity for older people. This event will provide a platform to share ideas, best practice and new approaches to recent policy developments for charities, business, local authorities and health and social care experts in order to improve the lives of the elderly members of our communities.
This course will examine Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), children’s rights and the concept of a good childhood, resilience and how to build resilience in children to cope with and mitigate the effects of Early Childhood Experiences. The course is aimed at those working with children and young people in a professional setting and interested in building a knowledge and understanding of adverse childhood experiences.
This session is intended to be of benefit to those who come into contact with or are likely to come into contact with adult survivors of Adverse Childhood Experiences in the course of their work and who wish to gain an insight into Dissociative Identity Disorder and PTSD from a survivor's perspective as well as the overall effects of childhood trauma on adults. Nonetheless, the experiences, symptoms and behaviours discussed are common in survivors of numerous life events experienced at any age. It aims to provide awareness of the types of trauma related disorders known to exist with the aim that attendees will develop a basic understanding of the subject but which will equip them to deal with individuals potentially experiencing symptoms and have the confidence to discuss the possibilities with colleagues or supervisors.
The Annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Summit will focus on the important issue of transforming mental health services for children and young adults; improving accessibility and recovery outcomes.
This Worldwide event is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year, the theme is suicide prevention.
UNESCO believes that where cultural diversity is in conflict with other human rights values, ‘it is necessary to analyse and balance wisely’. The question for conference participants is how to achieve that wisdom and find positive outcomes.
This conference will allow participants to hear from senior leaders from many of the key individuals, organisations and stakeholders around mental health and well-being in Wales.
Learn about the ADP and how we can aid your research through providing access to a wealth of data. Gain an understanding of the Emerging Minds Network and the funding opportunities available for research. Benefit from networking opportunities among researchers, charities and public sector organisations. Share and develop important mental health research questions for independent/collaborative work.
This event will aim to empower managers to build resilience and confidence in employees, and embed mental wellbeing support practices into their organisation.
The agenda includes presentations designed to help higher education institutions improve outcomes and ensure that all student and staff deliver the quality of care required to improve mental health services.
The Mental Health & Media: Delivering the Duty of Care conference will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.
This event will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.